Ad Radar

Vehicle Reviews

Expert Road Test

Driving a Ford Thunderbird on a summer night takes you back to a simpler era. The V8 engine burbles as...

automotive.com®...where your car search begins

2004 Ford Thunderbird Comparisons

Base Soft Top Convertible

General Pricing

Resale Value $38,480.00 $35,020.00 $35,250.00
Destination $605.00 $560.00 $720.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.9L V8 3.5L V6 1.8L I4
Horsepower 280 @ 6000 RPM 287 @ 6200 RPM 180 @ 5500 RPM
Torque 286 @ 4000 RPM 274 @ 4800 RPM 173 @ 1950 RPM
Valves 4 4 5
Displacement (cc) 3948 3498 1781
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.4 X 3.4 3.8 X 3.2 3.2 X 3.4
Compression Ratio 10.8:1 10.3:1 9.5:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 17 18 20
Highway (mpg) 23 25 28

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3780.9 3445.8 3130.6
Wheelbase (in.) 107.2 104.3 95.4
Length (in.) 186.3 169.4 159.1
Width (in.) 72.0 71.5 73.1
Height (in.) 52.1 52.3 53.0
Track Front (in.) 60.5 60.4 60.0
Track Rear (in.) 60.2 60.6 59.6
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 2 2 2
Front Headroom (in.) 37.2 39.2 38.3
Rear Headroom (in.) N/A N/A N/A
Front Legroom (in.) 42.7 42.6 41.2
Rear Legroom (in.) N/A N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 57.3 53.6 55.6
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) N/A N/A N/A
Front Hip Room (in.) 53.7 53.2 N/A
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 52.6 51.8 N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone multi-link strut
Rear Suspension wishbone multi-link torsion
Tires 235/50R17 225/50R17 225/45R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A Std. N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player N/A Yes Yes
CD Changer Yes N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes N/A Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. N/A Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

Compare Other Similar Vehicles

2004 Ford Thunderbird Base Soft Top Convertible 2004 Ford Thunderbird Base Soft Top Convertible
2004 Nissan 350Z Enthusiast Roadster Convertible 2004 Nissan 350Z Enthusiast Roadster Convertible
2004 Audi TT Base Roadster Convertible 2004 Audi TT Base Roadster Convertible
Update Comparison
close
X

Similarly Priced Vehicles